a combining form meaning “gold”:
a combining form meaning “ear”:
of or containing gold in the trivalent state. Historical Examples auric chloride, Terchloride of gold, Trichloride of gold, Auri chloridum. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley The principle of auric colors holds good on all the many planes of being […]
Anatomy. the projecting outer portion of the ear; pinna. Also called auricular appendage. an ear-shaped appendage projecting from each atrium of the heart. (loosely) the atrium. Botany, Zoology. a part like or likened to an ear. Historical Examples The superior and inferior venæ cavæ are busily filling the auricle with dark, impure blood. A Practical […]
- Auricle atrialis
auricle atrialis auricle atrialis auricle a·tri·a·lis (ā’trē-ā’lĭs) n. Atrial auricle.
noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː), -las Also called bear’s-ear. a widely cultivated alpine primrose, Primula auricula, with leaves shaped like a bear’s ear another word for auricle (sense 3) Historical Examples A genus proposed by Lamarck, to include the small, conical species of auricula, which have the outer lip simple. A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby […]